Movies like Beauty and the Bastard

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Beauty and the Bastard (2005)
 6.5
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Beauty and the Bastard (2005)
Original name: Tyttö sinä olet tähti
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Modern finnish movie about two very different young adults that after a chance meeting end up making music together and fall in love. While Nellis parents have the perfect career and man planned, she dreams of becoming a singer. Through a chance meeting at the studio, she meets the young and grungy Hip Hop music artist Sunen and asks him to help her make a demo tape. Not only is the ensuing story about differences growing closer and the difficulties that have to be overcome, well told. Also the music is exceptionally well made. It is quite unbelievable that this is the first feature of the director.
Style: semi serious, captivating, entertaining, melancholic, humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic
Plot: opposites attract, hip hop, hip hop culture, love and romance, love affair, lifestyle, self discovery, forbidden love, coming of age, friendship, rap, music, school, youth, romance, fall in love, bet, couples, medical school, r&b, sin, male female relationship, graffiti, singer, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe

Most similar movies to Beauty and the Bastard

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sexy films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, lifestyle, love affair, fall in love and friendship mostly in Romance, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Beauty and the Bastard: The Singer (2006), Cool as Ice (1991), Cocktail (2012), Lapland Odyssey (2010), 2 Young (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Singer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Alain Moreau sings for one of the few remaining dance-bands in Clermont-Ferrand. Though something of an idol amongst his female audience he has a melancholic awareness of the slow disappearance of that audience and of his advancing years. He is ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: orchestra, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, fall in love, change of heart, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, romance, performer's life, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
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 2.9
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Cool as Ice (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Johnny, a freewheeling, motorcycle-riding musician, rolls into a small town with his band, and meets Kathy, an honor student who catches his eye. Meanwhile, Kathy's father, after being in the Witness Protection Program, is finally found by the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, gang, music, youth, teenage life, rebelliousness, romance, love and romance, crimes, society, opposites attract, young lovers ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
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Cocktail (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Gautam is an incorrigible flirt, who runs after every girl he sees. Meera is a pretty girl with desi values and attire, who comes to London from Delhi for a fresh start. Veronica is the spoilt bombshell who loves partying and drinking. Though ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, beach, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couples, nightlife, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Lapland Odyssey (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lapland Odyssey is a comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip on life, Janne wasn't even ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, intense, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, ultimatum, on the road, youth, obsessive quest, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, taxi driver, nothing goes right, escapades, tourist, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe, eastern europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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2 Young (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she's pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, on the run, social differences, forbidden love, couples, youth, romance, young lovers, lifestyle, teenage life, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 2K
Midnight Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kaoru was suffering from xeroderma pigmentosum (XP), an illness, which also might be described as the allergy to the sun, and was not allowed to be exposed to sunlight. The only motivation in her life was singing, which also was the only connection ...
Style: humorous, realistic, psychological, semi serious
Plot: fall in love, friendship, romance, couple relations, surfing, obsessive quest, teenage life, love affair, love and romance, friendship between girls, teenage love, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tbilisi, I Love You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Georgia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Following "Paris, Je t'aime" "New York,I Love You" and "Rio, Eu Te Amo" “Tbilisi, I Love You” has become the next film in the “Cities of Love” franchise.
Style: atmospheric, sexy, touching, captivating, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, couple relations, couples, fall in love, culture clash, romance, friendship, city life, sexual relations, sexual content, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 823
Preacher's Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Small-town girl Angie King leaves the church and her home to pursue a dream of singing stardom. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: hopes, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, friendship, couples, youth, destructive relationship, music, father daughter relationship, religion, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Chasing Destiny (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Music, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A repossession agent falls in love with a woman whose father is high on his list of priority accounts in this romantic drama.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, lifestyle, love affair, friendship, musician's life, love and romance, romance, hopes, buddies, artists and showbiz, looking for love, family business ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Brooklyn Babylon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A charismatic rapper falls in love with a young Jewish girl despite the confines of her religious background.
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, culture clash, unlikely couple, opposites attract, social differences, tragic love, social decay, musician's life, couples, lifestyle, youth ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 45K
Honey (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep ...
Style: sexy, exciting, semi serious, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, music, love and romance, lifestyle, follow your dream, sexual harassment, ambition, choreographer, club, human spirit, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Straight From the Heart (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the match-making arranged via a magazine by her female friend ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, romance, relationships, marriage proposal, male female relationship, love story, couple relations, tragic love, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
 2K
You and I (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two teenage girls, Janie who is American and Lana who is Russian, fall in love after meeting at a t.A.T.u concert and are swept into a dangerous world of obsession, drug abuse and murder.
Style: sexy, semi serious, captivating, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: friendship, romance, teenage life, sexual relations, nightclub, ambition, escapades, lifestyle, coming of age, dream, nightlife, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 9K
Brown Sugar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, black romance, friendship, infidelity, romance, fall in love, looking for love, music, couples, music business, love triangle, aspiring musician ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
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Step Up All In (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.
Style: captivating, feel good, serious, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, hip hop, dance contest, music, follow your dream, rivalry, romance, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, victory, team, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 2K
Fall (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For Michael Shiver, life as an easy-going cab driver in New York suddenly changes when he picks up supermodel Sarah Easton and falls head over heels in love. But Sarah has more than just passion on her mind; she also has a husband and a glamorous ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, destiny, love affair, infidelity, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, supermodel, extramarital affair, poetry, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, couples, buddies, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, hopes, introspection, haunted by the past, small town, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 398
One Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Jamaica, Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kassa a free-wheelin rasta man, falls for a straight laced gospel singer Serena, when they both meet as they enter a music contest. Serena's father the pastor forbids her to see him and wants her to marry one of his church members. Meanwhile ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: music, romance, couples, fall in love, lifestyle, reggae, ambition, clergy, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, love, pastor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Strictly Sinatra (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Glasgow, Toni Cocozza, age 28, aspires to be a lounge singer; his repertoire is strictly Sinatra, backed by Bill, an aging piano player and his only friend. Toni dreams big and enters a local television talent show. About that time, a local Mob ...
Style: realistic, enigmatic, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, artists and showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, crimes, relationship vs career, love and romance, music, jazz, singer, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, new york, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Singles Ward (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop going to church only to be pursued by the members ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: church, mormon, lifestyle, family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, religions or cults, divorce, single, breaking the fourth wall, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: composer, prodigy, lifestyle, musician's life, opposites attract, love affair, couples, society, romance, fall in love, destructive relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, siberia, warsaw poland, mallorca, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Meet Me in Montenegro (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Norway, UK, Montenegro
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a failed American writer who enters into an affair after a chance encounter with a European dancer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, romantic, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, couples, romance, friendship, love story, self discovery, dancehall girl, writers, bittersweet, friends, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 5K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, lifestyle, african american, opposites attract, writer's life, sex, ex boyfriend, honest, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, teenage love, youth, dancer, contests and competitions, hip hop, underdog, ballet, teenage life, breakdance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Nine Chronicles for a Screaming Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a mosaic of human relationships and day-to-day situations, men and women of different ages feel a pressing need to reinvent themselves. As they cross each other's paths, they all are at a turning point in their lives.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: introspection, couple relations, couples, starting over, hopes, solitude, changing lives, romantic relationship, relationships, self discovery, love and romance, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Guy in the Grave Next Door (2002)
Genre: Romance
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Desirée, a modern librarian with urban friends and interests is visiting her late husband's grave when she meets Benny, a simple farmer. After his mother's death Benny lives alone on the run-down farm, desperately seeking a woman to take ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: farm, fall in love, widow, family relations, couples, opposites attract, lifestyle, romance, male female relationship, countryside, love and romance, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Lovers & Leavers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This movie is about Iiris Vaara. She turns 30 and meets young director Marko. All dreams come true but does Marko share her dreams?
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: couples, introspection, looking for love, hopes, romance, love affair, innocence lost, couple relations, male female relationship, blind date, sex scene, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Good Day to Be Black & Sexy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A between-the-sheets peek at Black Love and Sexuality
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, youth, society, couples, sexual relations, teenage life, romance, battle of the sexes, gender, coming of age, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 1K
Yellow (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amaryllis Campos is a young, classically trained Latina ballerina, who dreams of leaving her impoverished home in Puerto Rico to pursue fame and fortune as a dancer. Amaryllis heads for New York City, where she is forced to work in a seedy strip ...
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: follow your dream, lifestyle, fall in love, self discovery, relationship vs career, romance, dancer's life, nightlife, love affair, stripper, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 112K
Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: dancer's life, nightclub, love and romance, music, dancing, love affair, nightlife, ambition, parents and children, female friendship, desire for fame, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%